State: AK | Segment: WEST | 464 | 0 | Popular with Legal | 1 min read
Emergency regulations the Alaska Division Workers' Compensation adopted to implement a new medical fee schedule in December will become permanent March 11.
State regulators in December announced they were using emergency rules to implement the Resource-Based Relative Value Scale fee s...Read More
State: FL | Segment: SOUTH | 356 | 0 | Popular with Legal
The 5th District Court of Appeal ruled that an employer who failed to secure workers' compensation insurance coverage for its employees was not statutorily exempt from being penalized for its failure.
State: KY | Segment: SOUTH | 766 | 0 | Popular with Legal
Kentucky Employers Mutual Insurance is among three quasi-public state agencies that have asked to exit the Kentucky Retirement Systems, which faces $16.6 billion in unfunded liabilities, according to a...Read More
State: TX | Segment: SOUTH | 2160 | 0 | Popular with Legal
Federal agents on Thursday raided the office of a Temple, Texas doctor who treated workers' compensation claimants, carting away boxes of files, according to a report by the Temple Daily Te...Read More
State: TX | Segment: SOUTH | 444 | 0 | Popular with Legal
A workers' compensation claim filed by a police chief who was shot in the hand while teaching gun safety has emerged as in issue in the race for sheriff of Tarrant County, Texas, according to ...Read More
State: FL | Segment: SOUTH | 278 | 0 | Popular with Legal
The owner of a South Georgia insurance agency who was denied a license in Florida sold policies across the border anyway -- and pocketed the premiums, according to the Florida Division of Insurance Fraud.
William David Rodeffer III of Yulee, Florida was arrested Feb. 9 for allegedly accep...Read More
State: NH | Segment: NORTH | 469 | 0 | Popular with Legal
The U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration cited a circus company for workplace safety violations and recommended a penalty of $33,800 after a tent collapse that killed two audience members and injured dozens spurred an inspection.
State: AR | Segment: SOUTH | 388 | 0 | Popular with Insurance
The U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration cited an Arkansas door manufacturer for exposing workers to the risk of amputation, electrocution and electric shock hazards, proposing penalties of $65,000.
State: NY | Segment: NORTH | 1168 | 0 | Popular with Legal
A court has discharged a criminal case against a Wendelville man accused of workers’ comp fraud because he’d been going out on fire calls and serving coffee to firefighters while collecting disability benefits for an injury he sustained working as a truck driver, ...Read More
State: KS | Segment: NORTH | 379 | 0 | Popular with Legal | 2 min read
After an outcry over a closed-door nominating process by a panel that is stacked in favor of employer representatives, two bills have been introduced in the Kansas Legislature to address perceived inequities in the nominating process for workers’ comp and unemployment judges.